“O Holy Spirit, you are the mighty way in which every thing that is in the heavens, on the earth, and under the earth, is penetrated with connectedness, penetrated with relatedness.”
“The Spirit of God is a life that bestows life, root of world-tree and wind in its boughs. Scrubbing out sin, she rubs oil into wounds. She is glistening life alluring all praise, all-awakening, all-resurrecting.”
Described by contemporary creation spirituality theologian Matthew Fox as “herald of the divine feminine, green prophet, church reformer” who “represents the big link between Christian spirituality and pre-patriarchial spiritualities,” Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) was abbess, artist, composer, counsellor, healer, herbalist, poet, preacher, theologian and visionary.
Join us to experience some of the many ways the grandmother of the Rhineland mystical movement speaks to us today.
Week 5 – Tuesday 12 February – Spirit: Hildegard the mystic – exploring her relationship with the Holy Spirit and asking how does she speak to your soul?